The American Tutor's Assistant Revised, Or, A Compendious System of Practical Arithmetic: Containing the Several Rules of that Useful Science, Concisely Defined, Methodically Arranged, and Fully Exemplified : the Whole Particularly Adapted to the Easy and Regular Instruction of Youth in Our American Schools
Joseph Crukshank, sold also by B.B. Hopkins & Company Philadelphia, D. Mallory & Company Boston, Lyman, Mallory & Company Portland, D.W. Farrand & Green, Albany, Ph. H. Nicklin & Company Baltimore, Patterson & Hopkins, Pittsburgh, 1810 - Arithmetic - 210 pages
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A M P L E acres addition amount annum answer Application Bought bushels C.wt cash in full cent cloth common compound containing cost currency decimal denominator difference direct Divide dividend divisor dollars dols double dozen ells English equal EX A M P L E EXAMPLES exchange facit feet figures folio fraction gain gallons given greater gross half hundred weight inches integer interest Ledger less Mary merchant miles months Multiply neat Note ounces paid pence Pennsylvania persons pieces pounds principal Proof proportion quantity quarters quotient received Reduce remainder rest root RULE shillings simple single sold square sterling Subtract sugar Sundries Suppose tare third Thomas thousand units weeks weight whole wide wine worth yards
Page 150 - Subtract the square number from the left hand period, and to the remainder bring down the next period for a dividend. III. Double the root already found for a divisor ; seek how many times the divisor is contained...
Page 115 - Thirty days after sight of this my second of exchange, (first of the same tenor and date not paid) pay to Thomas Broker, or order, four thousand two hundred and twenty-six livres, twelve sols, and eight deniers, value received ; which place to account of Silas Stroud.
Page 115 - Thirty days after sight of this my first of exchange, second and third of like tenor and date not paid, pay to Samuel Sims, or order, four hundred and fifty-two pounds, ten shillings and sixpence sterling, value received, which place to account of Peter Simpson.
Page 155 - New-London to a certain place in 9 days, and to go but 3 miles the first day, increasing every day by an equal excess, so that the last day's journey may be 43 miles: Required the daily increase, and the length of the whole journey 1 Ans.
Page 151 - A merchant laid out 691?. 4s. in cloths, but forgot the number of pieces purchased, also how many yards were in each piece, and what they cost him per yard ; but remembers that they cost him as many...
Page 59 - ... then, multiply the second and third terms together, and divide the product by the first term...